DHAKA, March 14, 2023 (BSS) - A Japanese film festival featuring six acclaimed Japanese films with a wide range of genres, including drama, musical romance, and anime was held in the capital.
The Japanese embassy and Japan foundation, in collaboration with the Institute of Modern Languages (IML) of Dhaka University and American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) organised the "Japanese Film Festival 2023" on March 9-12.
Approximately 1,000 viewers attended the four-day screening event, said a press release issued by the Japanese embassy here.
Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Iwama Kiminori inaugurated the film festival, held at the IML from March 9 to 11 and March 12 at the AIUB.
"I hope that this film festival will serve as a good opportunity for young audiences to hear native Japanese conversation as well as traditional aspects of Japanese culture," Kiminori told the opening ceremony.